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  1. conacaste, elephant's ear, Enterolobium cyclocarpanoun

    tropical South American tree having a wide-spreading crown of bipinnate leaves and coiled ear-shaped fruits; grown for shade and ornament as well as valuable timber


  1. conacaste

    Enterolobium cyclocarpum, commonly known as guanacaste, caro caro, monkey-ear tree, or elephant-ear tree, is a species of flowering tree in the pea family, Fabaceae, that is native to tropical regions of the Americas, from central Mexico south to northern Brazil (Roraima) and Venezuela. It is known for its large proportions, expansive, often spherical crown, and curiously shaped seedpods. The abundance of this tree, especially in Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica, where it is prized for the shady relief it provides from the intense sun, coupled with its immensity, have made it a widely recognized species. It is the national tree of Costa Rica. In North America, it is often called elephant-ear tree, due to the shape of the seedpods. Other common names include devil's ear and earpod tree, parota, and orejón (Spanish) or'huanacaxtle (Nahuatl). In El Salvador, it is known as conacaste. In the Yucatán peninsula, it is known by the Mayan name, pich. In Panama, it is known as a corotú.


  1. conacaste

    Conacaste is a type of tree commonly found in Central America, particularly in Guatemala and El Salvador. Its scientific name is Enterolobium cyclocarpum and is popularly known as Elephant Ear Tree. It's well-known for its large, spreading crown and its wood is used for various purposes including construction, furniture making, and boat building. It is also known for its seeds, which are consumed by various species of wildlife. The tree itself is a significant source of shade and is often planted in parks and along roadways.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conacaste in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conacaste in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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